10 considerations why you should/should not use a virus scanner in linux

Posted by j00p34 on Apr 4, 2009 10:14 PM EDT
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1. There are no linux viruses This is a myth, there are linux viruses. Not many, not as harmful but they do exist. 2. A virus scanner uses to much resources. You don't need to run a virus scanner all the time, if this is what bothers you. Having one at hand couldn't hurt. 3. Viruses in Linux are harmless, as they can't access root.

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